Services for Ricky Baird, 46, of the San Gabriel area will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Rockdale with Billy Bob Cox of San Gabriel Christian Church officiating. Burial will follow in Locklin Cemetery.
Mr. Baird died Monday, Sept. 6, in Rockdale.
He was born Aug. 6, 1964, in Taylor to Gene Baird and Carolyn Rieger Baird.
Mr. Baird was a 1982 graduate of Thorndale High School.
He worked as an insulator in the construction industry.
Mr. Baird enjoyed fishing and spending time on the river bottom.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents.
Sur v ivors are his fiancee, Keeley Boothe of Davilla; his parents, Gene Baird and Carolyn Baird, both of San Gabriel; two sons, Jerrith Baird of High Island, Braxton Baird of Burnet; four daughters, Sarah Baird of Alvin, Callie Ann Baird of Granger, Brittany Baird and Brooke Lynn Baird, both of Burnet; two grandchildren, Micah and Riley; a brother, Kirk Baird of San Gabriel; and four sisters, Melissa Baird and Michelle Baird, both of San Gabriel, Eva Vasquez and husband Chr is of Thorndale, Misty Baird of Austin.